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Digital revolution in examination

The examination boards have embraced new technology to streamline examining and marking. Anne Sparrowhawk examines the issues and looks at how they will impact on schools.

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11/02/2009
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ICT access In special schools

A lack of time and money aren't reasons for teachers to shy away from using ICT creatively with children with Special Needs, reports Stuart Pattison.

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11/02/2009
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On-line site tackles failing youth health

PE departments are not generally known for their pioneering use of ICT, but Downend School in Bristol is an exception to the rule. The school is using Xoolon Sports and Fitness Academy’s software in combination with elearning experts StudyWiz to form the virtual learning environment’s Sport and Fitness module.

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19/02/2009
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A guide to mobile learning

KIRSTY DONNELLY, director of products and marketing at Ufi, gives her insights into the power of mobile technology. If you’re trying to get to grips with the benefts of this technology, read on!

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11/12/2008
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New software titles

ELT reviews the latests releases

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11/12/2008
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Enabling environments

JUDITH STEVENS looks at the importance of developing enabling environments, both indoors and outdoors, which support children’s learning. Although aimed particularly at practitioners in the Early Years Foundation Stage, many of the underlying principles apply to the learning of children of all ages. All teachers will beneft from understanding how the EYFS guidance supports effective practice in problem solving, reasoning and numeracy and how it links to the information on the EYFS Principles into Practice cards.

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11/12/2008
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Technology & Maths

EQUIP - websites review

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11/12/2008
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Leading Primary ICT

A practical approach to embedding technology. Marc Bowen gives his account of embedding ICT across the school - a tale of determination and persistence that resulted in signifcant benefts for pupils and staff.

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11/12/2008
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Control Technology in Maths

Resources to help your puils get to grips with Number and Maths

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11/12/2008
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Ten from TEEM

New software evaluated on the TEEM website at www.teem.org.uk

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11/12/2008
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Don’t get me started

e-Learning Today’s content editor NICK AUSTIN is usually a very calm man. It takes a lot of disturb the pool of tranquillity in which he paddles…but the government’s scrapping of Key Stage 3 SATS has got him all wound up again.

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11/12/2008
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Ebooks - are they at the heart of eLearning?

The death of the book has been long heralded in this electronic age, but for some learners, the ebook might just have found its time!

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11/12/2008
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On-line Sportal tackles failing youth health

Downend School And Kingswood Partnership Pioneer Xoolon And Studywiz Links

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11/12/2008
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Professional support

If your school has struggled to deliver maths due to staff shortages, don’t despair. Peter Hall shares his experiences in developing the skills of non-specialist mathematic teachers, turning them into effective, enthusiastic practitioners to develop the non-specialists.

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11/12/2008
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Setting new challenges for eager learners

You thought that children prefered the easy life in school? Not according to the e-Learning Today’s Pupil Panel - they want challenges and they want them now!

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11/12/2008
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Information sites for maths

Here are some resources that are worth a look. There are links to information. free software and some commercially produced resources to support the teaching of mathematics for all ages.

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11/12/2008
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Getting the best from non-specialist maths teachers

SAMANTHA BURNS offers her insights into how to develop the teaching skills of those teachers for whom maths isn’t their frst subject. With good planning and support, it’s possible to get the best out of non-specialists.

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11/12/2008
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Editorial - our vision

Maths teachers received a less-than-warm welcome back to school in September when Ofsted published a fairly damning report on the standard of Maths teaching.

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11/12/2008
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